"Monroe, known for her environmental fiction (The Beach House; Sweetgrass), skillfully incorporates lore about the monarch butterflies into a rich novel about generations and tradition. This book, filled with unusual female characters, is highly recommended for book clubs and readers of women's fiction." - "Library Journal"
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About the Author
Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times
bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including The Summer Girls
, The Summer Wind
, The Summer’s End, Last Light Over Carolina
, Time Is a River
, The Beach House, Beach House Memories, Swimming Lessons, The Four Seasons
, and The Book Club
. Her books have received numerous awards, including the 2008 South Carolina Center for the Book Award for Writing, the 2014 South Carolina Award for Literary Excellence, the 2015 SW Florida Author of Distinction Award, the RT Lifetime Achievement Award, and the International Book Award for Green Fiction. An active conservationist, she lives in the lowcountry of South Carolina. Visit her at MaryAliceMonroe.com and at Facebook.com/MaryAliceMonroe.